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STRUGGLE FOR INDIA.
BEING AN ACCOUNT OF
THE ENCROACHMENTS OF RUSSIA IN CENTRAL ASIA, AND OF TIIE
BUDA PESTA UNIVERSITY,
July 2, 1885. MY DEAR MR. SHAW,
You are a Liberal in your political views; I found you liberal in the hospitality you have bestowed on me; and I hope you will be liberal in judging these pages, which I dedicate
In other countries an author would have hardly ventured to dedicate to his friend of Liberal persuasion a book containing a strong criticism upon the policy of the Liberal party. But in England fair play is fully admitted in political opinions, even if they come from a foreigner. This is a fact, of which I have had ample opportunity to convince myself during my late lecturing tour in your country; and it is the substance of the various addresses which I then delivered, that I offer now to the public in the present book form.